Dr. Bart Elmore
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2012
T 2:00 - 4:00
- Global/American Environmental History
- Business History
- Southern History
- American Civilization since 1865
- The Environment in American History
- Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015).
- “Citizen Coke: An Environmental and Political History of the Coca-Cola Company” Enterprise and Society 14 (September 2013).
- “The American Beverage Industry and the Development of Curbside Recycling Programs in the United States, 1950-2010,” Business History Review 86 (Autumn 2012).
- “Growing Roots on Rocky Soil: An Environmental History of Southern Rock,” Southern Cultures (Fall 2010).
- “Hydrology and Residential Segregation in the Postwar South: An Environmental History of Atlanta, 1865-1895,” Georgia Historical Quarterly (Spring 2010).
- I am interested in the history of corporate growth in the twentieth century and its effects on our global environment. Citizen Coke, my current book project, focuses on the birth of what I call Coca-Cola capitalism, a system for making money through outsourcing and franchising that first developed in the Gilded Age. I examine how this system for making money reshaped ecologies all around the globe.